capitol bill http://peoriapublicradio.org en Quinn to push for another capital construction program http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/quinn-push-another-capital-construction-program <p>Illinois&rsquo; largest capital construction program expires next year and Governor Pat Quinn says he hopes to launch a similar program.</p><p> Mon, 14 Oct 2013 22:56:30 +0000 Illinois Public Radio 13387 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Quinn to push for another capital construction program Lawmakers consider creating state Highway Commission http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/lawmakers-consider-creating-state-highway-commission <p></p><div>&nbsp;&nbsp;The annual ICAT&nbsp;transportation conference included a panel on state funding for &nbsp;transportation projects. Some state lawmakers say there are better ways to fund infrastructure projects than by passing an occasional massive construction bill. Democratic senator Martin Sandoval chairs the senate transportation committee. &nbsp;He says he supports forming an independent highway commission to regulate infrastructure funding like other utilities:</div><p> Wed, 03 Apr 2013 21:33:14 +0000 Alex Rusciano 3445 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Lawmakers consider creating state Highway Commission